Climbing into America, immigrants at Ellis Island (1905, printed later). By Lewis Hine.
The always breathtaking image of a worker during construction of the Empire State Building: "Icarus, high up on Empire State" (1931)
So why do we call it Gotham, anyway?
Pike and Henry Streets, Manhattan. Digital ID: 482679. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. March 06, 1936